I'M 22 TODAY!!
What a blessing!
I decided to make a list of some of the things I've accomplished up to this date: starting from my younger years until now...
- on March 6 a little after 8 am I BURST into this world weighing 6 lb 9 0z laying 21 Inches long
- on New Years Day I took my first baby steps
- I discovered the telephone and haven't put it down since.....
- I moved to Chicago from NY
- I moved to Rhode Island, from Chicago
- I learned that step mothers are the devil
- I became an Aunty--my first niece was born
- I stopped wetting the bed
- I moved back to NY from Rhode Island
- I was Baptized
- I graduated Jr. High School
- I moved back to Rhode Island
- Realized Black and Whites were really different
- I joined the Drill dance team and held a position as Secretary
- I joined the Jr Varsity Volleyball team
- I joined the debate team
- I joined Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.)
- I joined the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)--Won 1st place in the Statewide FBLA Public Speaking Competition
- Let my mother put blond highlights in my hair
- I was elected Student Council President of my High School. I was the first African American to fill this seat
- Won 3rd place in the Statewide FBLA Public Speaking Competition. Was sent to Tennessee to compete on the National Level
- I joined Model Legislature and wrote my first Abortion bill as a Congresswoman
2nd Placein the state of Rhode Island Voice of Democracy Competition-sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign War
- Interned at the Rhode Island State Attorney Generals office
- I graduated from High School; 6th in my class
- Won 1st place in the Statewide FBLA Public Speaking Competition. Was sent to Dallas , TX to compete on the National Level.
- Attended Northeastern University where I had my own apartment in Boston
- Transfered to The University of Rhode Island (URI)
- I joined the College Democrats
- I joined the Pre-Law Society
- I joined the Rhode Island Young Professionals
- Accepted a job as a Residential Assistant
- Took my first vacation--Went to Miami for Memorial Weekend
- I fell in love with my Coco Puff
- Nominated for the A. Robert Rainville Student Employee Award-recognizing, encouraging, and celebrating student leadership in the campus community
- Inducted into Phi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
- Received the URI Citizen Scholar Scholarship--scholarship awarded annually to support seniors who have given the University exceptional service and support.
- Worked as an Orientation Leader
- I lost 40 Pounds
- I graduated from the University of Rhode Island Cum Laud with a BA in Political Science and a BA in Philosophy
- Took my LSAT exam
- Worked as a precinct manager during the RI state elections
- I accepted a job as an Investor for First Investors Corp.